Maureen Brescia

Gulf Breeze, FL

Action and Adventure Travel

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page." As a teacher of literature and a life long traveler, This quote from St. Augustine defines my love for travel.  My father taught me at an early age that the best education can come from the experiences we gain from travel.   As a family, we traveled all over the United States and Mexico.  I spent a semester of college on Chapman College's World Campus Afloat and circumnavigated the globe.  So far, I have visited over 140countries and all 7 continents, and have still not lost the wanderlust.

In 1996, still in the midst of my teaching career, I began arranging group trips for teachers.  After retiring in 2004, I decided to turn my passion for travel into a new career.  I have arranged several destination weddings and group trips, booked many cruises, all inclusive vacations, and tours.  But, what I enjoy most is putting together custom itineraries to exotic places like Africa and Asia, as well as the more familiar places like Europe, South and Central America, and Australia.

Living on the Gulf Coast of Florida, I am also very familiar with cruising out of New Orleans and all Florida ports.

I look forward to working with you and making your travel dreams come true!

 

 

 

Africa Has My Heart

Getting to know the children of Africa
Getting to know the children of Africa

I never pass up a chance to see another part of Africa. The people, the customs, the adventure, and of course, the animals. Every trip I've taken brings all new experiences and new people. On our last visit, we encountered school children playing soccer with cabbages. When we returned home, we sent a box of soccer balls to our guide. On another visit, we bought piglets to deliver to grandmothers who are raising their grandchildren and we sang and danced with rhw grannies as we helped them prepare a feast for us.

My Travel Albums

Gorilla Trekking
Communing with a gorilla family.

My Travel Stories

Cruising Antarctica

Last December, we traveled to Ushuaia to begin the adventure of a lifetime, a cruise through Antarctica. I've been to Alaska, the Fiords of New Zealand, but I was not prepared for the stunning beauty and awe of Antarctica. We had a wonderful crew of expedition leaders who helped us learn about the...Read more.

My Reviews

23 of 44 people found this review helpful
Best Travel Agent
Maureen has traveled extensively and has a lot of experience to draw from when helping to plan trips for others.
By  tanyad  from  San Diego, CA
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Problem Free Traveling!
Maureen booked a trip for my daughter and me to Scotland. We took her advice on travel insurance and a good thing we did. I had emergency surgery near our departure date and the trip had to be postponed. Also - we loved her recommended tour that combined Scotland and Ireland. No problems whatsoever! I've used her company twice now - very reliable!
By  RITA  from  Gulf Breeze, Florida
Traveled to  Scotland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Maureen Brescia responded:
Rita, Thank you for your kind review. I hope we can work together, and even travel together in the future. Maureen

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15 of 36 people found this review helpful
Best Ever Agent
Mo Travel is fabulous. Maureen made travel fun again! Whether booking the nicest hotels, suggesting restaurants and activities, she took the worry out of when, where, how! If you are looking for a worry free vacation contact Maureen Brescia, she will ensure you great times in great places.
By  Maggie  from  Washington DC (National Capital Region)
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Destination Expert:

  • South Africa
  • Turkey
  • Morocco
  • Antarctica
  • Cambodia

Travel Specialist:

  • Safari
  • River Cruises
  • Escorted Tours

Top Travel Partners:

  • Cunard Line
  • African Travel Inc.
  • Abercrombie & Kent
  • Viking

Certifications/Awards:

  • MCC
  • Destination specialist

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